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Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by StevieNicks, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    I know I'm going to take a beating for this, but I believe Bill Walton now is one of the better announcers the NBA/TV has to offer.
  2. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    Funny, but I thought the same thing when it showed up on my "show new replies ...
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Walton just tries to hard.
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    To hard what? To hard ball? To hard ass? To hard line?

    Or did you perhaps mean tries too hard?
  5. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    An actual Walton quote during a game: "John Stockton ... not only a great story in the history of the NBA, but a great story in the history of Western civilization."
  6. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    You many mock that line, but I believe that's one of Walton's golden nuggets.
  7. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    yes, we will commence with the mocking.
  8. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Thank you.
  9. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    That's OK. I'm sure Walton would mock your work if he ever read it.
  10. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Instead of BW, try, "Bill Walton, NBA's best announcer?" next time.

    Then some of us won't have to bother clicking on it to see what the mystery thread is about.
  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Walton is out there (way out there) at times. Times I scratch my head at things he says, but he's enjoyable for the most part.

    I think he's an inspirational story for kids who grow up stammering or stuttering. Walton worked pretty damn hard to overcome the affliction.
  12. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    Thank you so much for the information, JR. I'm obviously a little new around here and need a few pointers. It's not like I have 20,000 posts like you.
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